30 Nov Holiday Shopping with Marietta Artisans
Written by: @myrooftopstories (IG)
One of the most joyful parts of the holiday season is picking the perfect gift for your family and friends. An artisan market is a shopper’s paradise. Choosing that special present can’t be done online- part of the joy is wandering your local artisan market in search of unique gifts for your loved ones.
Marietta’s Artisan Market has over 40 specialty merchants. It’s a prime holiday shopping experience. You’ll find jewelry, clothing, decor, pet items, art, and more.
Check off your list at this open-air showcase, located in the parking lot next to the Marietta Square Market. The artisan market is open every Saturday from 9 am – 2 pm. Many of these artisans will also be on the Marietta Square for the December Art Walk on Friday, December 3rd 5 pm – 9 pm. We are highlighting a few merchants to get you started finding that one of a kind gift.
The Art Lover
Delight your favorite art lover with a painting or other handcrafted artwork they will want to keep forever. The Market features the artists-entrepreneurs of our city, whose unique stories enrich the community.
Manami Art: Manami’s art is magical and mystical. Her pieces are colorful abstracts of nature.
Urbn Pop: Looking for fun and quirky pop art? Check out the phenomenal cartoon art of Chris Hamer at Urbn Pop and pick up stickers, nutcrackers, prints, bottle openers, and more.
When You Can’t Decide
When you can’t decide what to give, the Artisan Market is the perfect solution.
Hazel Made Co.: Hazel Made Co. has an assortment of handmade glass cups, apparel, accessories, and tote bags that make extraordinary gifts. Check out her best seller, Monstera Queen! She also launched 10 new cup designs for the holiday season.
A purchase with Hazel Made also helps support the community. A BIG portion of proceeds go towards her Holiday Bag Drive. An outreach program of care packages for local homeless people.
That’s So Sashley: Funky and creative hand painted earrings, Christmas ornaments, and fun city and holiday signs. That’s So Sashley will help you find a thoughtful gift with ease.
The Confident Lady
Are you looking for a gift for the special woman in your life whether it be your wife, girlfriend, mother, sister, or a good female friend? May we recommend:
Alterity Chic: For the confident lady on your list. From small and simple, to big and bold, a wide variety of handmade, colorful polymer clay earrings. Alterity Chic
Created by Emily: Emily tells stories through her art. Her best sellers are her handmade jewelry and artwork.
Hippie Kids: Shopping for the ultra-stylish lady in your life? Hippie Kids is a wheels boutique offering trendy clothing for women and children.
If you have a foodie on your list the Artisan Market is a must shop for unique ideas to gift master chefs and the hostess or host with the most.
The Modern Maximalist: From charcuterie boards to jars, the Modern Maximalist creates one of a kind resin pieces for your home.
BBQ Affairs: Need a gift for the sports aficionado on your list? Chef aprons, cooking mitts, and hats with the logos of NFL, NHL, MLB, and NCAA teams make the perfect gifts for any home BBQ chef who also loves to watch sports.
The Book Lover
The ideal present for the reader in your life is a book. Check out the market’s Author’s Corner.
Author Ben Meeks: Pick up Ben Meeks latest, The Keeper Chronicles, an urban fantasy series for the book lover on your gift list.
Author Lisa B. Diamond: Lisa has something for everyone on your list. She writes an elementary magical series for children (The Salem Academy for Young Sorcerers), a romantic suspense series (Lynne’s Tea Shop Mysteries), and romance spy novels for adults (A Spy is series).
Just in time for the holidays. You can treat your furry friends and their humans to unique gifts crafted just for them.
Paw Prints Dog Co.: It’s pawsitive vibes at Paw Prints. The best sellers this holiday season are their fun bandanas. They also have rustic ornaments, custom dog tags, vegan leather collars, and decals.